A daily cup of coffee in Addis Ababa doesn’t only brighten the day, it is also good for the local economy. Women who sell coffee on the streets make a modest living from their trade.
Date26.01.2015 | 9:19
Date09.01.2015 | 14:05
The games we play
The world's largest annual event for interactive games, "Gamescom," attracted 340,000 visitors to Cologne this year. It is the ultimate gaming experience where visitors can try their hand at the latest games, check out new hardware and take a peek into the innovative technologies of the gaming industry. The games industry has grown manifold over the last years. Almost 44 percent of these users are women. This year, WTO blogger Roma Rajpal Weiss dug deep into the world of interactive games at the Gamescom.
Date30.08.2013 | 10:46
A large proportion of working women in Pakistan find it tough to juggle between values at home and at work, women head only 12% of the largest NGOs in the US and 27% in the UK, Pashtun poetry has long been a form of rebellion for Afghan women and the gang rape of a woman journalist in India’s financial capital has triggered street protests. Read more to find out about women in the news.
Date29.08.2013 | 8:47
Why does violence against women happen in the first place? Can one hold social and economic backwardness responsible? And what role does one’s upbringing play in creating the ‘Indian male?’ In her third blog in the series, Dr. Kanchana Lanzet speaks about how the male identity changes when a person migrates from his village to a big city like New Delhi.
Date11.03.2013 | 15:37
Tagscaste system, class, corruption, impure, India, Kanchana Lanzet, patriarchy, rape, sexual assault, unclean, violence, women
Festivities for the deity
Date31.10.2012 | 16:20
Mr. Important Man in a very Important Job is looking for an Executive Domestic Affairs Officer to look after his household. Candidates with a minimum of x years of experience in washing clothes, cooking, cleaning and organizing the lives of messy family members qualify for an interview. Salary commensurate with experience. Ability to look like a supermodel while cleaning the toilet will be a definite plus. Interested candidates, please apply immediately.
Date14.09.2012 | 12:02